Titanic (1997)




Director:    James Cameron.

Starring:     Leonardo DiCaprio (Jack Dawson),  Kate Winslet (Rose Dewitt Bukater),  Billy Zane (Caledon 'Cal' Hockley),  Frances Fisher (Ruth DeWitt Bukater), Kathy Bates (Molly Brown),  David Warner (Spicer Lovejoy),  Danny Nucci (Fabrizio), Victor Garber (Thomas Andrews),   Gloria Stuart (Old Rose),  Bernard Hill (Captain James Edward Smith),  Bernard Fox (Col. Archibald Gracie), Jonathan Hyde (Bruce Ismay),  Bill Paxton (Brock Lovett).

Oscars:       Best Picture, Director, Visual Effects, Music, Song ("My Heart Will Go On"), Cinematography (Russell Carpenter), Sound, and Costumes.  

Love affair between a young poor man (Leonardo DiCaprio) and rich young woman (Kate Winslet) with former boyfriend of Winslet (Billy Zane) trying to break them apart.



Great special effects give you some feeling of how frightening it must have been to be a passenger on the Titanic as it went down after hitting an iceberg.  The sinking ship is the real star of the show as it slowly goes under and splits in two.  





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